Covering approximately 80,000 square feet, the Neumann Library houses more than 510,000 volumes, 315,000 e-books and access to 78,600 periodicals. Explore our library collections.
About the Core Collection
- Contains Books, e-books, journals, e-journals, DVDs, electronic databases and more
- Most organized by Library of Congress Classification System
- Formed in 1974 with 60,000 volumes from St. Joseph's College, MD on religion, art, and nursing
- 123,000 volumes from Parsons College, IA on the liberal arts
The Core Collection is located both library floors in General Stacks.
- Main Level Floor Plan: Service Area - Books & Bound Journals
- Upper Level Floor Plan: Service Area - Books & Bound Journals
About the Curriculum Library
- Supports elementary and secondary education programs
- Texas state-adopted textbooks and teacher's editions, as well as supporting material
- Organized by Dewey Decimal Classification System
The Curriculum Library is located on the library's upper level.
About the Juvenile Collection & Easy Book Room
- Children's fiction and non-fiction books and media
- Non-fiction books, folklore, and fairy tales organized by Dewey Decimal Classification System
- Fiction books organized alphabetically by author, with "easy" books shelved in the Easy Book Room
- See Children's and Teens' Resources guide
The Juvenile Collection & Easy Book Room is located on the library's upper level.
About the Media Collection
- Documentaries, educational films, popular movies, and more
The Media Collection is located on the library's main floor.
About the Journals Collection
Organized by Library of Congress Classification System
Most journals are accessed online via the Journals List. Current print issues are on library's main level. Bound back issues are on both library floors in General Stacks.
About the Reference Collection
- Dictionaries, style manuals, encyclopedias, U.S. and Texas law materials, and more.
- See Dictionaries & Quick Factsguide
The print collection is located on library's main level.
About the Leisure Reading Collection
- Current fiction and non-fiction bestsellers.
The Leisure reading collection is located on library's main level.
About the UHCL Archives
- Established in 1989
- Supports research, access, and preservation of its collections.
- Serves as the repository of non-current records of the University of Houston-Clear Lake, has custody of the Johnson Space Center History Collection, and collects materials relating to Human Space Flight and Clear Lake area history.
- Open for research to UHCL students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the general public.
The UHCL Archives are located on library's upper level.